“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies and statistics” said the former UK Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli. How do we know which sources of crime data are reliable and credible – and does it matter if they attract the desired attention to crime across the sector?

In this episode Emmeline outlines the ‘dark figure of crime’ and draws upon some examples of industry surveys that have been conducted to fill the gap between police recorded crime figures and actual rates of crime. The episode ends with 6 key takeaways on how to use, interpret, and advance the data pool that the industry relies on.

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